On This Day - August 14, 1957.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Vickers Viscount 720C VH-TVB 'Gregory Blaxland' set a speed record of 114 minutes for the flight between Townsville and Brisbane, shaving some 11 minutes from the previous record also set by this aircraft 0n October 07, 1955.

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On This Day - August 14, 1957.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Vickers Viscount 720C VH-TVD 'Hamilton Hume' set a speed record of 75 minutes for the flight between Sydney (Kingsford Smith) and Brisbane.

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On This Day - August 14, 1967.

The Qantas Airways Lockheed 188C Electra VH-ECB departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) for the last time, on its ferry flight to the United States, having been sold to California Airmotive / Air California. The aircraft had flown some 16,455 hours with Qantas.

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On This Day - August 14, 2001.

The Impulse Airlines Boeing 717-2K9 VH-IMP was ferried to Sydney (RAAF Richmond) for repainting into the original QantasLink livery.

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On This Day - August 14, 2012.

The Sunstate Airlines / QantasLink Bombardier DHC-8-402NG VH-LQJ entered service, operating Flight QF1472 from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Canberra.

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On This Day - August 14, 2014.

The Virgin Australia Airbus A330-243 VH-XFA 'Cottesloe Beach' operated its last passenger service as Flight VA694 from Perth to Melbourne (Tullamarine).

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On This Day - August 14, 2017.

The Virgin Australia Embraer 190-100IGW VH-ZPN 'Arrawarra Beach' departed Brisbane in its ferry flight to the United States (Nashville) for return to the lessor and storage.

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On This Day - August 14, 2021.

The Alliance Airlines Embraer ERJ-190-100IGW VH-XFL arrived at Brisbane having completed its delivery flight from the United Kingdon (Norwich) as Flight SXI2141.

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On This Day - August 14, 2023.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 737-838 VH-VXA 'Broome' had the 'Yes 23' decal applied to the rear fuselage.

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